In a meeting on Tuesday, survivor advocates asked Stanford to revise the SHARE Investigation Procedure to achieve parity with other University policies.
The co-founders of SVFree Stanford shared how their activism began and where they hope it will go from here.
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187 incidents of sexual harassment and assault were reported to the University in the 2019-20 academic year, down from 279 reports in the previous year.
SATIRE: After the rapid ascent of Steve Kornacki, the lovable, map-obsessed MSNBC anchor, to the forefront of every Extremely Online person’s mind, Stanford students who exclusively wear khakis and spend far too much time doing math feel reinvigorated about their romantic prospects.
Though the University made revisions to the SHARE procedures' language, advocates say that the changes do not sufficiently address their concerns.
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The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve a review of sex- and gender-based harassment, violence and discrimination policies in K-12 schools and universities across the county.
This report covers a selection of incidents from Oct. 12 to Oct. 20 as recorded in the Stanford University Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) bulletin.
Stanford advocates were among those who criticized the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors' decision to delay a review of schools' sexual violence policies.
The new office is meant to add additional policies to cover incidents that would not be covered under the Title IX announced by Betsy DeVos in June.
So when I first met Jason, he seemed pretty chill, you know? I met him in CS161, and he was basically every other Stanford student I’ve met—majors in CS, plays trumpet in LSJUMB, sleeps at four in the morning, takes five units too many.
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Stanford revised the sexual violence reporting policy found in the Campus Compact on Sept. 10 to offer amnesty for all survivors of and witnesses to sexual violence, following criticisms of the original policy by survivors and campus advocates. The University’s original policy, released on Sept. 9, wrote that it would not guarantee amnesty to students…
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to sit on the Supreme Court of the United States and a bastion of gender equality, died on Friday. Stanford students and faculty who interacted with the justice and her work described her as generous and caring, commended her fierce passion for gender justice and expressed concern about…
SATIRE: Tessier-Lavigne suggested that students could find comfort in discussing deep-rooted issues like their pervasive fear of abandonment or their struggles living in a household with negligent, narcissistic parents with strangers with whom they share no connections whatsoever.
The University announced new guidelines for students who plan to live on campus this fall, including an update to its sexual violence reporting policies.